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Yara signs MOU with El Parque Papas

Turning potato chips climate friendly in Argentina

December 04, 2022
Yara has signed a memorandum of understanding with El Parque Papas to deliver green fertilizer in 2023. Famous racing car champion turned farmer, Mr. Walter Hernández, met with Svein Tore Holsether, CEO of Yara
McCain sets decarbonisation milestone in Timaru plant

Potato processor McCain Foods sets decarbonisation milestone in Timaru plant (New Zealand)

December 02, 2022
Timaru’s McCain vegetable processing factory in New Zealand is now producing french fries using a boiler system powered by woodchips instead of coal, seeking to minimise waste by 20 per cent.
potato harvest in alava spain

España: Udapa cosecha un 30 porciento menos de patata en Álava pero de excelente calidad

November 26, 2022
El calor y la sequía de este año han provocado la merma en los rendimientos pero han favorecido la sanidad del cultivo.
The food pavilion at COP 27 hosted panels, conversations and presentations about the food systems impact on the climate crisis. (Courtesy: GreenBiz)

Food Systems in the spotlight at COP27 climate action negotiations

November 24, 2022
For the first time, food and agriculture systems have taken center stage in the global climate negotiations. COP27 has advanced the global recognition of food and agriculture as both a climate culprit and solution.
Potato sack

In the Netherlands, 7 supermarkets sign up for 100% robust potatoes in an organic range

November 19, 2022
In the Netherlands, 31 parties in the table potato chain sign a covenant in which they commit to switch completely to organic robust potato varieties, including 7 supermarkets.
Fresh potatoes on the field

Update on ADAPT potato variety trials in Austria (Nov 2022)

November 05, 2022
The ADAPT project aims at developing new strategies to make potatoes fit for the challenging growth conditions of the future. Within this project, potato varieties trials are conducted in Austria.
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Nadinger Singh, a grower for PepsiCo

PepsiCo funds another 14 projects as part of its Global Agriculture Accelerator, The Positive Agriculture Outcomes Fund

November 05, 2022
PepsiCo granted 14 business projects funding as part of its global agriculture accelerator, the Positive Agriculture Outcomes (PAO) Fund. The funded projects focus on the key challenges in agriculture today.
Senselet sells potato chips in a range of different flavours, mostly in large Ethiopian cities.

PepsiCo invests USD 40 million in its Senselet Snack Business in Ethiopia

November 04, 2022
PepsiCo is finalising an investment proposal of approximately USD 40 million (ETB 2 billion) to expand its Senselet snacks business in Ethiopia, and is considering the possibility of further investments in the country.
Summary of EUPPA Conference 2022

EUPPA Conference focuses on sustainability in the potato processing sector

November 03, 2022
The Conference main theme was 'EUPPA driving sustainability across the potato processing sector'. It was the first gathering of the kind since the Covid-19 outbreak.
HZPC Potato Days 2022

HZPC Potato Days 2022: No Time To Waste for future-proof potato growing

October 31, 2022
On 9, 10 and 11 November, HZPC will open its doors in Joure – and online – to anyone with a passion for potatoes. During Potato Days 2022, they will discuss the challenges of food security and sustainability, now and in the future.

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